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    New at the Gray Ranch

    The Animas Foundation buys New Mexico's Gray Ranch.

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    Rancher sues rancher

    A letter to the editor of a California paper criticizing range conditions causes a $32,000 libel suit.

  • News

    Phelps Dodge gets a D in mining

    The Phelps Dodge copper mining company is a bad neighbor, report shows.

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    New Mexico begins to regulate a huge mine

    Molycorp in Mew Mexico comes under fire from Concerned Citizens Del Norte for polluting the Red River.

  • Book Reviews

    Babbitt's feast of meetings

    Babbitt sets three public meetings to discuss grazing.

  • News

    Mining reform may hit paydirt in 1993

    Mining reform legislation which could overturn the 1872 Mining Law is introduced in Congress.

  • News

    Grazing fees sink

    Grazing fees drop for the second year in a row.

  • Book Reviews

    Big profits at big price

    Wealthy corporations control, and abuse, a disproportionate amount of available forage according to a National Wildlife Federation report.

  • News

    Calls for reform

    Summitville mine pollution may lead to new reclamation regulations in Colorado.

  • Feature

    The continuing saga of New Mexico's Gray Ranch

    The Nature Conservancy sells the biologically diverse Gray Ranch amidst local concern.

  • Book Reviews

    High on hemp

    A review of The Emperor Wears No Clothes, by hemp crusader Jack Herer.

  • Related Stories

    Tortoises, cattle race toward court

    Wise Use attorney Karen Budd's effort to overturn BLM grazing cutbacks could affect the endangered desert tortoise and the Endangered Species Act.

  • News

    Blackfoot River Valley may get huge mine

    Senator Max Baucus stands to profit more from mining on his ranch property than the public gains on its public lands under the 1872 Mining Law.

  • Book Reviews

    Seeds of change

    The book "Seeds of Change' examines massive agricultural changes arising from contact between the continents.

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